Doggie Days.


As an animal lover living not only in a busy city, but also in a flat where you're not allowed pets, finding an outlet for my interest's can be tough. I find spending time with any animal extremely rewarding so when I stumbled upon Freshfields Animal Rescue Centre, a charity devoted to providing sanctuary and care to abandoned and rescued animals, I knew I had to get involved somehow. 

Based just outside Liverpool, Freshfields Animal Rescue offers sanctuary to a variety of animals from dogs and cats to hamsters, chinchillas and several farmyard animals. When trying to get involved I noticed a 'Volunteer' page and quickly signed up to be an off-site dog-walker. This basically involves taking the rescue dogs out on a little walk in the country side to help lighten the workers loads a little, give the animals some enrichment and a hopefully a bit of fun. 

Today myself and a friend popped to the Liverpool centre (there's also one in North Wales) to walk a couple of dogs, and I think we got the cutest dogs in the whole shelter. Father and son duo, Jesse (black) and Bruno (tan) are two cross-breeds and the most playful, easy-going dogs you could ever meet. We had such a lovely day walking them through the countryside and it makes me sad to think that someone abandoned these two. If you live near an animal shelter I can't recommend volunteering enough. It gave me such a lift to spend some time with animals that are grateful and I knew I had used my day off in a worth while way. You can catch up with the work that Freshfields do here. I hope you enjoyed this picture heavy post! It's a bit unusual for me but these two boys were just too cute not to share. Aisling. xo


  1. Wonderful post :) I love volunteering with animal shelters! I volunteer with Grovehill Animal Trust in Northern Ireland as its close to my house :) x

  2. Oh my gosh this is a lovely post! You look beautiful Aisling and these cuties are adorable! ^__^

    Jemma xx

  3. Bless your heart. I have so much admiration for you for doing this. Dogs are seriously one of the best cures for almost anything and it must feel even better helping out a charity.
    I'm lucky to have my best friend though I wanted to help my local shelter too, however it being a small town and the only shelter they always have too many volunteers! ha

    Lovely post and beautiful photos.

    Best wishes, Danielle xo

  4. Such cuties! Looks like you had an amazing time.
    Lovely post Xx

  5. What a great way to volunteer and spend time with some pups! Great post!

  6. Oh my goodness I love this post SO much! Those guys are super cute and look just lovely! I'm a massive animal lover also and I'm seriously considering getting involved with this! I know exactly what you mean about living in a flat, just not the same without a four legged friend following you around!

    Soph x |